Burley Park train station is only 1km away from Victoria Gardens – that’s just a 5-minute bike ride or just over 10-minutes on foot. There are also stations at Headingley (10-minutes by bike) and in central Leeds (10-minutes by bike).
Burley Park and Headingley stations are served by Northern Rail local services to Leeds (every 30-minutes), York (hourly) and Knaresborough (hourly). However, if you are travelling to these destinations Burley Park station is the closest most convenient option. From here the journey time to Leeds is just 10-minutes whereas Knaresborough and York can be reached within 60-minutes.
Leeds is a major transport hub, served by a range of local, regional and national rail services, including to key destinations such as York, Sheffield, Wakefield, Doncaster, Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham and London.
Rail services in West Yorkshire are grouped around 13 lines, a map of which can be seen by clicking here. Further details on each of these lines, including timetables, can be seen on the West Yorkshire Metro website by clicking here.
By connecting with other services at stations such as Leeds it is of course possible to travel by train to a wide range of destinations both locally and nationally. The easiest way to plan a journey by train is to use one of the online rail enquiry websites, such as National Rail Enquiries. Simply select the station you wish to travel from and to, and the dates/times, and the system will not only tell you which trains you should catch, but will also tell you how much your journey will cost and then let you book your tickets.